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Metropolis (1927)

Not Rated
153 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences.
Director
Writer
Thea von Harbou (screenplay) (novel)
Composers
James Duhamel (1999) (as Wetfish) | Sandro Forte (1999) (as Wetfish) | Gottfried Huppertz | Abel Korzeniowski (2004) & 4 more
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Box Office
Budget
DEM6,000,000
Opening weekend
$19,386
Gross (US & Canada)
$1,236,166
Gross (World)
$1,349,711
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Release date
Mar 13, 1927 (United States)

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32 cast members
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Alfred Abel
Joh Fredersen Joh Fredersen   See fewer
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Gustav Fröhlich
Freder - Joh Fredersen's Son Freder - Joh Fredersen's Son   See fewer
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Rudolf Klein-Rogge
C.A. Rotwang - the Inventor C.A. Rotwang - the Inventor   See fewer
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Fritz Rasp
The Thin Man The Thin Man   See fewer
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Theodor Loos
Josaphat Josaphat   See fewer
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Erwin Biswanger
11811 - Georgy 11811 - Georgy   See fewer
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Heinrich George
Grot - the Guardian of the Heart Machine Grot - the Guardian of the Heart Machine   See fewer
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Brigitte Helm
The Machine Man / Maria The Machine Man / Maria   See fewer
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Fritz Alberti
Creative Human - Man Who Convinces Babel (uncredited) Creative Human - Man Who Convinces Babel (uncredited)   See fewer
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Grete Berger
Working Woman (uncredited) Working Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Olly Boeheim
Working Woman (uncredited) Working Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Max Dietze
Working Man (uncredited) Working Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ellen Frey
Working Woman (uncredited) Working Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Beatrice Garga
Woman of Eternal Gardens (uncredited) Woman of Eternal Gardens (uncredited)   See fewer
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Heinrich Gotho
Master of Ceremonies (uncredited) Master of Ceremonies (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dolly Grey
Working Woman (uncredited) Working Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anny Hintze
Woman of Eternal Gardens (uncredited) Woman of Eternal Gardens (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gottfried Huppertz
Man Playing Violin (uncredited) Man Playing Violin (uncredited)   See fewer
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Georg John
Working Man Who Causes Explosion of M-Machine (uncredited) Working Man Who Causes Explosion of M-Machine (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter Kuehle
Working Man (uncredited) Working Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Margarete Lanner
Lady in Car / Woman of Eternal Gardens (uncredited) Lady in Car / Woman of Eternal Gardens (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rose Lichtenstein
Working Woman (uncredited) Working Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hanns Leo Reich
Marinus (uncredited) Marinus (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arthur Reinhardt
Working Man (uncredited) Working Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Curt Siodmak
Working Man (uncredited) Working Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Henrietta Siodmak
Working Woman (uncredited) Working Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Olaf Storm
Jan (uncredited) Jan (uncredited)   See fewer
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Erwin Vater
Working Man (uncredited) Working Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rolf von Goth
Son in Eternal Gardens (uncredited) Son in Eternal Gardens (uncredited)   See fewer
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Helen von Münchofen
Woman of Eternal Gardens (uncredited) Woman of Eternal Gardens (uncredited)   See fewer
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Helene Weigel
Working Woman (uncredited) Working Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hilde Woitscheff
Woman of Eternal Gardens (uncredited) Woman of Eternal Gardens (uncredited)   See fewer
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8.3 / 10 | 139,521 votes